The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 48 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 9 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.68% 4.31% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 14.16% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £123 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.67% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £180 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.10 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.48 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -2.00%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 113 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.93% 30.46% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 45
Average daily rate £330 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -8 4 £225 +87.50%
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Chichester - 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) MS Office
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) Office 365
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) French Language
10 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
11 2 (11.76%) LAN
11 2 (11.76%) Intel
11 2 (11.76%) WAN
11 2 (11.76%) SLA
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco
11 2 (11.76%) Apple
11 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (11.76%) Migration
11 2 (11.76%) Android
12 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
12 1 (5.88%) vSphere
12 1 (5.88%) Lync

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) French Language
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Intel
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix